6 Day Flinders Ranges, Coober Pedy - Marree
Your six day itinerary is as follows:
DAY 1: Depart Adelaide 8am for Wilpena Pound Resort via Port Augusta. At Port Augusta we explore the Flinders Ranges and Outback in Wadlata Outback Centre's Tunnel of Time. From Hawker we visit Kanyaka ruins, Death Rock, Yourambulla Caves, where we view Aboriginal rock painting. We spend tonight at Wilpena Resort.
DAY 2: After breakfast we have a peaceful bushwalk to Wangarra Lookouts and the Hill Homestead. We then travel the geological trail through the Brachina Gorge. After lunch we head to to Wilpena Resort via Parachilna Gorge and Blinman. Overnight Wilpena Resort.
DAY 3: After breakfast we head to William Creek via Marree and the Oodnadatta Track. At William Creek: the worlds most isolated pub, you can indulge in a well-deserved Australian beer. The most important claim to fame for William Creek is that it is the smallest town in Australia and that it is located on the worlds largest cattle station (Anna Creek Station) which is 32,500 square kilometres. This is a land of contrasts. There's red gibber plains stretching to the horizon, mound springs (we visit Bubbler Springs and Blanche Cup Springs). An optional flight over Lake Eyre North is available. At the lakes lowest point it is 15.2 metres below sea level and drains more than one sixth of the continent. Overnight William Creek Hotel.
DAY 4: Today we head to Coober Pedy in the heart of South Australia's vast outback; it is an opal wonderland. The town takes its name from the Aboriginal word Kupa (uninitiated man or white man) and Piti (hole). Overnight underground accommodation.
DAY 5: Today we visit the Breakaway's Reserve and Moon Plain before we head back to Coober Pedy via the dingo fence ( the worlds longest fence, 5300km long). We spend tonight in underground accommodation .
DAY 6: We follow the Stuart (Explorer) Highway on our return to Adelaide. Arriving at your accommodation approximately 6pm.